Book: An Illustrated Collection of Nordic Animal Tales

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by Pirkko-Liisa Surojegin, Jill Timbers

Full title: An Illustrated Collection of Nordic Animal Tales

Travel to the snowy forests of Lapland in this warm and witty storybook with beautiful illustrations – perfect for sharing and reading aloud.

Classic characters of Nordic folklore – cunning Fox, gullible Wolf, clever Hare and powerful Bear – star in these lively stories of mischief and fun. Readers will discover why Bear is ruler of the northern forests, how Fox outwitted Wolf, and what Hare did to earn her fluffy white tail.

In this stunning storybook, renowned Finnish author-illustrator Pirkko-Liisa Surojegin retells twenty-six of her favorite traditional animal tales, illustrated with intricate and characterful artwork. An ideal gift book, An Illustrated Collection of Nordic Animal Tales features foil details, luxury paper and a ribbon marker. Readers of all ages will find themselves drawn into the warm and funny stories which are sprinkled with the magic of Nordic culture.

Pirkko-Liisa Surojegin is a Finnish illustrator, renowned for her delicate, detailed portrayals of Finland's wildlife and folklore. She is the illustrator of Otto and the Secret Light of Christmas and Olwen Finds her Wings, co-created with her daughter Nora, and An Illustrated Kalevala.

Jill Timbers is a Finnish-English translator based in Normal, Illinois. Originally from Pennsylvania, Timbers followed a fascination with languages to Finland, where she fell in love with the country. Her literary translations include Otto and the Secret Light of Christmas and An Illustrated Collection of Nordic Animal Tales.

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Floris Books (October 4, 2022)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 128 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1782507442
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1782507444
Reading age ‏ : ‎ 6 - 10 years
Grade level ‏ : ‎ 1 - 2
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.77 pounds
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 8.5 x 0.5 x 10.25 inches

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